Tony Lopez

Tony Lopez

Host, The Current
Minnesota Public Radio
tlopez@mpr.org

Since 1993, 89.3 The Current host Tony Lopez has been an announcer for the Radio Talking Book Network, a radio reading service for the blind and visually impaired. He has twice been nominated for the IAAIS (International Association of Audio Information Services) award for best magazine show, The New Yorker. Four days a week he produces and presents a live evening broadcast of the New York Times. Lopez got his start in college spinning records for WVKC, the Voice of Knox College, where he graduated in 1991 with a B.A. in English. He also spent two years at REV-105, slaving away in the promotions department. Lopez lives with his wife and daughter in Minneapolis. The music is always on at their house.

Tony Lopez Feature Archive

Emily Haines
Former Metric front-woman Emily Haines wrote and recorded "Knives Don't Have Your Back" over four years in four cities and two countries. (01/13/2007)
Jason Collett performs "Feral Republic," "Over Days," and "We All Lose One Another" (01/29/2006)
Self-describing their music as "spacey electro lounge exotica music," the Los Angeles trio joined Tony Lopez in the Current studios ahead of their Bastille Day performance to perform a few songs. (07/16/2005)
The group from Sunderland, England joined Tony Lopez in the studio to talk about their early days and perform a few songs from their latest full-length. (06/11/2005)
Berlin, Germany-based electronic producer Ulrich Schnauss joined Tony Lopez in the Current studios to perform a special session of his signature ethereal compositions. (04/22/2005)